Killers would face judgment – Buhari reacts to Akunyili’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the gruesome killing of Dr Chike Akunyili, husband of the late Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dora Akunyili.

The president in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on Wednesday in Abuja expressed sadness over his death.

Buhari assured that the perpetrators of the heinous act would face judgment .

The President urged the security agencies and leaders of thought to put in more work to bring an end to the violence being unleashed on innocent Nigerians.


He stated that he has fond memories of working with the late Dora Akunyili at the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) and ”will never forget the memory of the amazon, who distinguished herself as a courageous, dependable and patriotic citizen.”

The president offered his condolences to the offspring of the late Professor and Dr Akunyili, their families and friends ”whose lives will never remain the same after the inhuman and reprehensible act that happened in Onitsha, Anambra State.”